Environment

The Last Plastic Straw Awards Alameda, CA for Going Plastic Straw Free

The Last Plastic Straw Awards Alameda, CA for Going Plastic Straw Free

The Last Plastic Straw presented the City of Alameda, California, with a certificate on May 30 to recognize their efforts eliminating plastic straws.

European Commission steps forward to cut single-use plastics; what will the U.S. do?

European Commission steps forward to cut single-use plastics; what will the U.S. do?

On Monday, the European Commission proposed new EU-wide rules to target the 10 single-use plastic products most often found on Europe's beaches and seas, including plastic cutlery, straws, and cotton buds. 

Made Safe Releases Hazard List of Worst Toxic Chemicals in Products

Made Safe Releases Hazard List of Worst Toxic Chemicals in Products

Plastic Pollution Coalition member organization Made Safe has released a new Hazard List of the worst offenders of toxic chemicals across product categories.

NEW: National Geographic Launches Planet or Plastic?, a Multiyear Initiative to Reduce Single-Use Plastics

NEW: National Geographic Launches Planet or Plastic?, a Multiyear Initiative to Reduce Single-Use Plastics

Planet or Plastic? Takes Comprehensive Approach to Tackling Major Environmental Crisis.

'ReThink Plastic' Reduced Exposures to Harmful Chemicals in Plastic which Mimic Estrogen

'ReThink Plastic' Reduced Exposures to Harmful Chemicals in Plastic which Mimic Estrogen

'ReThink Plastic' Reduced Participants' Exposure to Chemicals from Plastic

How to Talk to Your Kids about Plastic Pollution: Cartoons, Books, and Activities to Involve the Whole Family

How to Talk to Your Kids about Plastic Pollution: Cartoons, Books, and Activities to Involve the Whole Family

Whether you are an educator, community leader, youth advocate, or parent, check out these resources to help kids have fun and learn about the environment. 

Berkeley CA Introduces Groundbreaking Ordinance to Reduce Plastic Pollution

Berkeley CA Introduces Groundbreaking Ordinance to Reduce Plastic Pollution

This is the most ambitious and comprehensive piece of municipal legislation in the U.S. aimed at reducing single-use disposable foodware.